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WETA
Sep 3, 2010 7:00pm EDT
think is good news, but it means that it may linger over us for longer than we thought, which means more rain. >> sreenivasan: and in massachusetts, governor deval patrick warned against under-rating the storm. >> the public should continue to take precautions-- stay indoors and off the roads during the height of the storm. exercise extreme caution this afternoon when winds pick up. >> sreenivasan: out on the bay state's coast, inmates from the plymouth county jail shoveled and stacked sandbags. nearly 400 out-of-state utility crews were staged and ready. but as earl kept moving, officials up and down the coast hoped to salvage tourist revenue through labor day weekend. another bombing in pakistan has killed 54 people. it happened in quetta in the southwest, the latest in a series of such attacks. a suicide bomber targeted shiites staging a pro- palestinian rally and procession through the city. police said 160 people were wounded. the pakistani taliban claimed responsibility, and a spokesman claimed the group will launch attacks in america and europe very soon. in afghanistan, the u.s.
WETA
Sep 12, 2010 10:00am EDT
the pilot comes on and says can i have the chief flight attendant up front, please? set the scene for us. >> i had just sold my company and mail lot of money as a young man and was hustling to meeting. i was totally ill-prepared for what the next couple hours would hold for me. in my book i call it their reckoning. we all have reckoning. small, medium, large. this was very sobering because if all the things i had been programmed for like success, i was not prepared for a life altering, facing-death experience. it's really changed my life. >> when you are in that situation -- i have never been on an airplane as much as you -- are they giving you instructions? is there panic on everyone's face, including yours? >> the pilot did a remarkable job. it is nothing like what is on movies or television. basically, we ended up losing the landing gear and some of the flaps, according to what the pilot computer said. they have a list of things they do. for the passengers, they moved the passengers around. they take all the stuff out of the overhead compartments. the most sobering thing is that they
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